HMS Martin (G 44)
Destroyer of the M class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K.) : Parsons|
|Laid down||23 Oct 1939|
|Launched||12 Dec 1940|
|Commissioned||4 Apr 1942|
|Lost||10 Nov 1942|
|Loss position||37° 53'N, 3° 57'E|
HMS Martin (Cdr. Charles Richard Powys Thomson, DSO, RN) was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-431 northeast of Algiers, Algeria in position 37º53'N, 03º57'E. 161 Officers and men went down with the ship. There 63 survivors.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Martin|
Commands listed for HMS Martin (G 44)
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|1||Cdr. Charles Richard Powys Thomson, RN||10 Dec 1941||11 Nov 1942 (+)|
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